On The Front Lines


Everyday The Rutherford Institute is waging a battle to protect the human rights and civil liberties of all people. Whether challenging undue government suppression of civil liberties in the courts or calling upon political leaders to strengthen their commitment to universal moral values, The Rutherford Institute works tirelessly to maintain the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and regain those that have been lost to government intrusion.

On the Front Lines will keep you abreast of the most recent actions The Rutherford Institute has undertaken in its fight for human rights and civil liberties. From pending litigation to victories for human rights and civil liberties, On the Front Lines is the place to find information on the most pressing issues of the day.The Rutherford Institute is waging for our rights in the courts and beyond. On The Front Lines (Rutherford Press Alerts) will keep you up-to-date on the crucial battles




Recent Articles


July 16, 2015
Rutherford Institute Sues Transportation Security Administration Over Virtual Strip Searches, Unregulated Use of Whole Body Imagers at Airports

July 13, 2015
TRI Asks Court of Appeals to Hold Gov't Officials Accountable for Strip Search, Arrest & Detention of Disabled Man Based on Slurred Speech, Unsteady Gait

July 09, 2015
Rutherford Institute Sues California Police for Threatening Man Who Was Peacefully Displaying a 'John 3:16' Religious Sign in Front of S.F. Giants Ballpark

July 08, 2015
Free Speech Defeat: Insisting Government Is Exempt From First Amendment Scrutiny, Federal Court Cancels Redskins' Trademark as Offensive

July 08, 2015
John Whitehead's New Book 'Battlefield America: The War on the American People' to Be Released as an Audiobook

June 30, 2015
Despite Evidence of Incompetence and History of Botched Executions, A Divided U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Use of Controversial Lethal Injections

June 24, 2015
Rutherford Institute Warns California Legislature Against Adopting Mandatory Vaccine Law, Urges Accommodation of Religious Beliefs

June 22, 2015
Three Victories: Supreme Court Affirms Protections for Farmers, Travelers and Arrestees Against Government Theft, Invasion of Privacy, and Excessive Force

June 19, 2015
Rutherford Institute Challenges Statute That Allows the Government to Deny Trademarks for Names that Might Cause Offense, e.g., ‘The Slants’ and ‘Redskins’

June 18, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Confederate Flag License Plates, Declares Specialty Plates ‘Government Speech’ Not Protected Under the 1st Amendment

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